Synonyms for prevail

Synonyms for (verb) prevail

Synonyms: prevail

Definition: use persuasion successfully

Usage: He prevailed upon her to visit his parents

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: triumph, prevail

Definition: prove superior

Usage: The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight

Similar words: win

Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game


Synonyms: prevail, persist, die hard, endure, run

Definition: continue to exist

Usage: These stories die hard; The legend of Elvis endures

Similar words: continue

Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time

Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks


Synonyms: hold, prevail, obtain

Definition: be valid, applicable, or true

Usage: This theory still holds

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?